Integrated TRADITIONAL Medicines
Peace Education for Better Health
integrated world health system, on the physical, mental and spiritual levels
THE VERBANIA DECLARATION
SPONSORS & PATRONS |
WORLD PEACE CONGRESS |
MUNICIPALITY – “Education City”
Over these past few years, the Municipality
of Verbania has been very active as an educational city - engaging in the
promotion of peace and responsible citizenship, instituting the Municipal
Youth Council as a laboratory for democratic participation in city life
and the promotion of peace education in all of its aspects.
The Municipality of Verbania supports in various ways (from hosting
concerts to holding artistic events), the meeting with other cultures,
listening to youth and stimulating the growth of their active and
conscious participation through peer education, participating in and
promoting peace forums – thus, the city nurtures the hope of contributing
towards the building of a world of solidarity and justice, able to foresee
the future by seeing itself in others.
The Lama Gangchen World Peace Foundation is
actively committed to the development of a culture of peace and better
living for world peace by cooperating in the humanitarian fields of
health, education, the environment, spirituality and the preservation of
indigenous cultures; engaged in voluntary service in support of the United
Nations programmes, devoted to helping developing countries towards
self-sustainability, as well as supporting the revitalisation
of rural and alpine cultures.
In the field of health, for the development of Better Health, the
Foundation promotes important annual congresses in Spain, Nepal, Mongolia,
China, India, Italia, Taiwan, to create a forum of exchange between
scientists, physicians, therapists and teachers, towards a world health
system which is more educated and integrated, both on the physical, mental
and spiritual levels.
ALMA ATA and Open
University for Complementary Medicines
"Medicina Alternativa"is an international
organisation created under the auspices of the
World Health Organisation –
WHO and Unicef, recognised by way of the Alma Ata decree of 1962.
In 1962 the WHO and Unicef sponsored an international conference at the
University of Khazakista, in Alma Ata in the Soviet Union, which resulted
in the “Alma Ata Declaration”: a global strategy for public health and
preventative medicine, that requires the commitment of all available
curative methods, both orthodox and traditional: “Health for All by the
The aims of "Medicina
Alternativa" are the following:
a) Promote the study
of scientific development and the professional practice of medicina
alternativa (also known as (complementary or integrated Medicine) both
through research and a high level of competence, behaviour, instruction
and medical qualification.
b) Promote the
spreading of medicina alternativa through meetings, conferences, seminars,
workshops, reportage, debates, publications and professional contacts both
at national and international levels.
c) Increase public
interest through medicina alternativa and all other practical auxiliary
disciplines in this sector.
This mandate was conferred to the Senate of the "Open University for
Complementary Medicines" by "Medicina Alternativa” , a university founded
by Prof. Anton Jayasuriya, to this day acting President.
The International Association of Educators for World Peace acts through
education, to protect the environment from air and water pollution, and to
help implement the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. A Non
Governmental Organisation Affiliated to the United Nations since 1973 –
ECOSOC and UNESCO, in 1990, it became offically linked with Unicef and
UNCED. Presently, the IAEWP has chapters in over 100 countries. In 1987,
the United Nations Secretary General Javier Perez de Cuellar, designated
the IAEWP " World Peace Messenger", in riecognition for its significant
contribution to the programme and objectives of the 1986 International
Year of Peace.